Vehicle Navigation Systems and GPS units may provide inaccurate information in the mountains—sending drivers the wrong way on one-way roads or leading them to dead ends in remote areas. Free park road maps can be downloaded below and are available in park visitor centers. Mobile device users can download a free application and detailed 2017 topographic maps for accurate navigation in areas without cellular service.

The following maps are available for downloading:


• Park Map
Shows location of all park roads, visitor centers, picnic areas, and campgrounds. (PDF file - 1.0 mb in size.)


• Trail Map
Shows all official trails in the park. Also indicates location of backcountry campsites and shelters, front country (developed) campgrounds, and primary and secondary roads throughout park.

region map

• Map of Region
Shows major highways providing access to the national park.
(PDF file - 368 kb in size)

• Campground Maps
Maps of the following developed campgrounds are available for downloading: Abrams Creek, Balsam Mountain, Big Creek, Cades Cove, Cataloochee, Cosby, Deep Creek, Elkmont, Look Rock, Smokemont.
USGS Topographic Maps
1:24,000-scale topographic maps of the park are produced in partnership with the United States Geologic Survey and available for free download from the USGS Store Map Locator & Downloader.

These maps are GeoPDF-enabled and can function on your mobile device using popular GPS applications. 

Source: Data Store Collection 2606. To search for additional information, visit the Data Store.

Map and GPS Data
The data used to make these maps is freely available via the NPS Open Data Portal and can be used in your GPS.

Last updated: January 18, 2024

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